DRBA Commission Reorganizes; Elects Chair, Vice Chair

(New Castle, DE) On February 22, 2017, James N. Hogan of Franklinville, New Jersey, and William E. Lowe, III of Lewes, Delaware, were sworn-in to the leadership posts of Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively at the bi-state agency’s monthly meeting. Hogan and Lowe were unanimously selected to serve in the leadership roles by their fellow Commissioners at the conclusion of last month’s meeting held on January 18, 2017. The leadership posts of Chairman and Vice Chairman rotate between the States of Delaware and New Jersey every two years.

Vice Chair Bill Lowe (pictured left) congratulates Jim Hogan on his election as Commission Chairman and presents him with the meeting gavel. Beginning his third term as Commission Vice Chairman, Bill Lowe has guided vessels up the Delaware River as a Pilot for the Pilots’ Association of the Bay and River since 1989. Chairman Hogan, who serves as Gloucester County Clerk – a position he has held since 1998, will be starting his fourth term as Chairman during his Commission tenure.

About the Delaware River and Bay Authority
The DRBA, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962, owns and operates the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the Cape May- Lewes Ferry, and the Forts Ferry Crossing. The DRBA also manages corporate and aviation properties through its economic development powers - two airports in New Jersey (Millville Airport and Cape May Airport) and three in Delaware (New Castle Airport, Civil Air Terminal and Delaware Airpark). All DRBA operating revenues are generated through the bridge, ferry and airport facilities. For more information, please visit www.drba.net.


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